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Review: Asmar Equestrian All Weather Rider Jacket

October 24, 2014

I believe the All Weather Rider jacket by Asmar Equestrian is the epitome of equestrian chic.  It embodies so many details that perfectly transition from barn to street style.  It comes in a variety of colors which will make it hard to pick just one!  I received it in the black plaid which I absolutely…

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Review: Charleigh’s Cookies Cover-Up Cookie

October 23, 2014

Charleigh’s Cookies offers an all natural solution to your horse treats.  Feed them cookies filled with ingredients you know and recognize.  I am a big fan of these and so…

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Review: Horze Novara Bridle

October 22, 2014

Horze is an equine-centered company that had its beginnings in Scandanavia but now has a global presence.  They offer products to outfit both horse and rider to keep you always…

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Review: MangoBay Designs Belts

October 16, 2014

First off, let me just say that I LOVE MangoBay belts!  These belts are absolutely perfect and come in such a beautiful array of colors and designs owning just one…

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My Top 3 Sports Bra Picks for Equestrians

October 15, 2014

Let’s face it ladies…not all sports bras are created equal.  So many times the tags promise so much but actually delivers little.  Maximum support? High impact?  Underwire versus no underwire? …

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Spotted: Pony Club Navy Bit Pillow at Pomegranate

October 8, 2014

I am loving this pillow found at Pomegranate featuring a blue and gray equestrian bits pattern.  This one is called the Pony Club Navy Pillow and comes in a 20″x20″…

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The Leah Files: What We’re Working On – Riding the Proper Warm-Up by Madelyn Bricken

October 7, 2014
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The Leah Files: What We’re Working On Riding The Proper Warm-Up   In an effort to be up close and personal with all you lovely Velvet Rider readers, I wanted…

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Review: Horze Colin Halter and Lead Set Plus Hamptons Lead

October 3, 2014

If you are looking for quality equestrian products that won’t break the bank, Horze is the company for you.  They have been around since 2003 and provide products for both…

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Review: Asmar Equestrian Convertible Long Sleeve Polo

September 30, 2014
Review: Asmar Equestrian Convertible Long Sleeve Polo

Fall is officially upon us, and I could not be more excited.  Fall is my favorite season to dress for in all areas of my life including my equestrian life. …

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Working Student Opportunity in Wellington, Florida

September 30, 2014

An AMAZING opportunity is available at our guest blogger Jeanine Biemond’s place in Wellington!  Read on for more info! ***Do you want the European experience without having to travel to…

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Review: Cavalletti Custom Bonnets

September 29, 2014

I have a definite weakness for fly bonnets.  There is just something so fun about designing and creating a fly bonnet that’s special to you and your horse.  Plus, they…

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Annie’s Equestrienne Apparel’s Colorful Style

September 25, 2014

Annie’s Equestrienne Apparel has created a line of breeches in the most beautiful, fun colors!  They are available in children and women’s sizes, and these will soon become your favorite…

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Spotted: Horse Print Portofino Shirt at Express

September 17, 2014

In this edition of Spotted, I have definitely found a must-have for all of us equestrian fashionistas: the Horse Print Portofino Shirt from Express!  I shamefully admit that I’m totally…

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The Horse Market: the Seller Views and Tips by Guest Blogger Jeanine Biemond

September 16, 2014
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The Seller’s Point of View Whether you are a first time seller or run a sales barn, both can learn from these tips! Selling a horse is not easy, especially…

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Review: Noble Outfitters Riley Polo and Perfect Fit Glove

September 11, 2014

One of my favorite things during summer (or in general. really) are riding shirts that BREATHE!  I live in an area with high humidity so I don’t need clothing that…

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Clinic Time with Volker Brommann by Guest Blogger Madelyn Bricken

September 10, 2014

Please take a moment and welcome newest Velvet Rider guest blogger, Madelyn Bricken!  We are thrilled to have her join our team and know you will enjoy her future posts. …

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Welcome VR Ambassador/Guest Blogger Madelyn Bricken

September 10, 2014

Please take a moment to welcome the newest addition to our team at Velvet Rider, Madelyn Bricken!  She is a 21 year-old Dressage rider, currently residing in San Antonio, Texas.…

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Spotted: Equestrian Inspired Items at TJ Maxx

September 8, 2014

If you are a TJ Maxx shopper, keep an eye out for equestrian-inspired items there.  They are showing up in apparel, accessories, and home decor.  Below are some spotted recently…

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Manfredi Equestrian Belts

September 5, 2014

Are you familiar with equestrian company Manfredi Equestrian?  If not, let me introduce you to their trendy elastic belts that are sure to please any equestrian fashionista!  I think it’s…

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